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Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 600

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Clearing the Way to Clear the Way for Secretary Matti

    Clearing the Way to Clear the Way for Secretary Matti
    As noted here, a law forbidding retired military officer from serving as Secretary of Defense until seven years after retirement currently stands in the way of the Mattis nomination, and will require fresh legislation to overcome.…
  • Dec 7

    Trump Appoints DHS Secretary and Ambassador to China

    Trump Appoints DHS Secretary and Ambassador to China
    Fresh from a week full of controversial diplomatic moves regarding China, President-elect Donald Trump announced another two appointments for key national security positions: Retired Brigadier General John Kelly for Secretary of the…
  • Dec 7

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The Syrian government has recaptured the Old City of Aleppo, bringing roughly three quarters of eastern Aleppo back under the regime’s grip, the Washington Post reports. The rebels have retreated deeper into their vanishingly small…
Rank this Week: 110

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    On Trump and Divestment

    On Trump and Divestment
    I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While Trump may sincerely believe that the conflicts of interests posed by his sprawling business…
  • Nov 28

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"
    Last this week, Professor Amy Salyzyn published a Jotwell review of my recent essay, The Commercialization of Legal Ethics. I’m grateful that she read it, and I hope her review encourages you to read it as well. She says:…
  • Nov 16

    The anti-nepotism statute says nothing about putting the president-elect’s children and in-laws on the transition team

    The anti-nepotism statute says nothing about putting the president-elect’s children and in-laws on the transition team
    because the transition team members are not government employees. They just can’t get appointed to government jobs. So there is nothing illegal about the president elect’s son-in-law joining the transition team and blackballing…
Rank this Week: 464

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    2016 Dewey Lecture in Law & Philosophy at Chicago with Leslie Green (Oxford)

    2016 Dewey Lecture in Law & Philosophy at Chicago with Leslie Green (Oxford)
    A video of this wonderful lecture and the Q&A is now available here. The lecture itself begins about seven minutes in, after various introductions. (The Dewey Lecture this year was the day after the election, as it happened, which may...
  • Dec 7

    Chomsky talks about a Trump Administration on Al Jazeera

    Chomsky talks about a Trump Administration on Al Jazeera
    Chomsky makes several apt points, I'll mention just two. First, the only predictable thing about Trump is that he's unpredictable. Second, it would be salutary if Trump were to reduce tension with Russia, and put an end to the military...
  • Dec 7

    Reader poll: what is your primary academic field?

    Reader poll: what is your primary academic field?
    I haven't done one of these since early in 2015, so here goes (if you are neither a faculty member nor a student, then choose "I am not an academic"): <div><a href="http://www.micropoll.com/a/mpview/1075246-4860851">Click Here for…
Rank this Week: 444

Texas Coastal Law Society

Texas Coastal Law Society

From the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

http://texascoastallaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4989